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NBC
Mar 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
could get hung up. something like that could hold the throttle open. >> the uncle of marcus and the father of chase issued this statement saying in part, quote, there are no words to express our sore roe. >> our family has been racing for four generations and loves the sport that has now brought us so much pain. chase johnson is a senior at petaluma high school. just 17 but has won 140 races including last year's sprint car championship. he wasn't hurt in this weekend's accident. autopsies will be conducted on marcus and the other victim. we will talk about why marcus was even in the pit in the first place, because he was not an official member of his cousin's crew. >> thank you very much, marla. >> 6:02. the man accused of stealing a luxury yacht from the salsa lee ta harbor is expected to return to court for a preliminary hearing. prosecutors say he stole the 80-foot, 82-foot sailboat, darling, and ended up beaching it in pacifica. he is being held on $1 million bail. >>> the oakland police department is working on a brand new way to fight crime. the department will talk a
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
on the phone that afternoon and said something terrible happened. marcus is dead. >> reporter: bob johnson describes how he learned that his 14-year-old grand son was dead. the sprint car driven by his 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson, spun out of control. >> marcus got killed by chase. it is unbelievable. >> reporter: what is especially tough, that marcus got killed by a sport that has defined his family for four generations. his great grandfather started racing in the 50s and every grand son inherited the same passion. young marcus spent nearly all of his free time around cars. he looked up to his older cousin, chase, who was making his mark in the racing world with 140 wins under his
KRON
Mar 17, 2013 11:00pm PDT
more information about the victim and the driver. >> reporter: 14 -year-old marcus johnson known by mj was a lifelong racer according to his website. starting with smaller vehicles like go carts since he was five years old. you can him posing with a trophy and a trophy in this snapshot alongside his older cousin, chase. you on the right-hand side of the screen. that young man, now 17 was behind the wheel during saturday's fatal crash. jason johnson has also been a competitive racer since a young age. his website revealed he comes from four generations of racecar drivers. the 17 -year-old who was uninjured in the crash lives and then grab a town outside of paloma. some of the championships he has won have been right here at the speedway. jason is a senior at petaluma high school shop teacher says is a good student one of several kids who is very involved in the sport. >> it is a family activity. it is a wonderful thing to have a great sport like that with your family. but to lose a family member over it is very difficult. and the sad to hear. >> chase johnson's racing website lists marc
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
. the students at middle school gathered last night to remember marcus johnson. on saturday, he was one of two in the pit area at the raceway park and was killed by an out-of-control sprint car that was actually being driven by marcus' cousin, chase johnson, 17 years old, a senior at petaluma high school. a double tragedy for those who are sharing the johnson family
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
peopl people. 14-year-old marcus johnson died after his 17-year-old cousin chase drove into the crowd on saturday. marcus friends tell abc 7 news he loved racing as well and they say he was well liked. those who know the january son family say they are very close. >> it will be very difficult for them to to peculiar up the pieces and move on. they will because they are strong people but it will be hard. >> never mean. never rude. always said nice things. talked basketball a lot. we also would talk about basketball shoes. he loved shoes a lot. >>reporter: nice kid everybody says. 68-year-old dale wonder jam of grass valley also died in this accident. crash investigators now focusing on possible faulty steering wheel. >> new at 11:00. fremont police lacking for brazen thief who stole 25,000 dollars worth of copper wire. taken from pg&e storage yard on boyce road early sunday. police say man took forklift from nearby construction site then drove through the storage yard fencing. he loaded up the fork wlivt a 5600 pound spool of copper wire. dropped it open to his pickup truck
KOFY
Mar 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
and heart break tonight after teenager race car driver crashed killing 2 peopl people. 14-year-old marcus johnson died after his 17-year-old cousin chase drove into the crowd on saturday. marcus friends tell abc 7 news he loved racing as well and they say he was well liked. those who know the january son family say they are very close. >> it will be very difficult for them to to peculiar up the pieces and move on. they will because they are strong people but it will be hard. >> never mean. never rude. always said nice things. talked basketball a lot. we also would talk about basketball shoes. he loved shoes a lot. >>reporter: nice kid everybody says. 68-year-old dale wonder jam of grass valley also died in this accident. crash investigators now focusing on possible faulty steering wheel. >> new at 11:00. fremont police lacking for brazen thief who stole 25,000 dollars worth of copper wire. taken from pg&e storage yard on boyce road early sunday. police say man took forklift from nearby construction site then drove through the storage yard fencing. he loaded up the fork wlivt a
CBS
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
. marcus johnson of santa rosa was in the pit area watching warmup laps for a sprint car race and hasn't when a car driven by his own cousin, 17- year-old chase johnson, flew off the track. marcus was hit and killed. his dad said the two were more than cousins. they were best friends who shared a passion for car racing. >> two of them were peas in a pod and they would enjoy everything and and enjoy ef-- enjoy everything together and enjoy every minute of life together. >> the steering wheel popped up, causing him to lose control. at this point, the yuba county sheriff's office is investigating the cause of the crash. chase, the driver, was not hurt in the crash. the other person killed in the crash, 68-year-old dale windergem was in the pit area and owned cars scheduled to race. at the time of the accident, about 1600 spectators were in the stands. another 600 people were in the pit area of that racetrack complex in marysville. so it's amazing more people weren't hurt. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," what experts at the track say about the i
FOX
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
saturday at maryville's raceway park. the driver and the victim are family. marcus johnson of santa rosa was in the pit area watching warmup laps for a sprint car race and hasn't when a car driven by his own cousin, 17- year-old chase johnson, flew off the track. marcus was hit and killed. his dad said the two were more than cousins. they were best friends who shared a passion for car racing. >> two of them were peas in a pod and they would enjoy everything and and enjoy ef-- enjoy everything together and enjoy every minute of life together. >> the steering wheel popped up, causing him to lose control. at this point, the yuba county sheriff's office is investigating the cause of the crash. chase, the driver, was not hurt in the crash. the other person killed in the crash, 68-year-old dale windergem was in the pit area and owned cars scheduled to race. at the time of the accident, about 1600 spectators were in the stands. another 600 people were in the pit area of that racetrack complex in marysville. so it's amazing more people weren't hurt. in our next hour of "mornings on 2," what expe
KRON
Mar 24, 2013 8:00am PDT
that help the cars zip around the track. police say 14-year-old marcus johnson of santa rosa was in the pit area of the race track when his cousin's racecar went off the track and hit marcus and a second person. the family says that the driver. a 17-year old petaluma high school student. was like a brother to the victim. >> a lake county girl who had been missing for the past several days is now safe at a relatives house in santa rosa this morning. jenica fredrick disappeared thursday morning from her home in cobb. she was reportedly upset about some familyy issues before she went missing. many rescue crews -- including some from the bay area -- assisted in the >> city officials may close a skate park in martinez after it was vandalized late last week. authorities say the vandalism of areas of downtown martinez and the waterfront park occurred some time between thursday evening and early friday morning. the city says the people responsible used spray paint.mostly marking the words "asher" and "y-b." most of the damage is at and around the skateboard park and is estimated between 8 and 10-th
NBC
Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
a raceway crash that killed a 14-year-old boy last weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his sprint car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. and it's not clear why the wheel would have come loose. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when he crashed. >> tragedy. heartbreaking situation there. >>> 5:36 right now. we go to christina. a feel-good day out there. >> not bad at all. for us early risers, we don't have to deal with the showers until this evening. 50 degrees in san jose. 44 in gilroy. 53 in oakland to start. you might need a coat. you want to bring the umbrella with you. santa rosa, to san francisco. that's where we're expecting our first showers throughout the day. area of low pressure will lift to the north, dragging a weak disturbance through. not expecting much activity until the evening commute home. 6:00 p.m., slick roadways. want to keep that in mind. overall, the main event isn't unti
NBC
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
weekend. marcus johnson died when his 17-year-old cousin lost control of his sprint car and crashed into the pit area. the johnson family now says chase told them the steering wheel came loose as he entered the turn, causing the crash. the family says the car was new. and it's not clear why the wheel would have come loose. chase johnson was driving warm-up for a competition when he crashed. >>> a judge questioning whether a man accused of stealing a luxury yacht and going on a joyride from a harbor is competent to stand trial. a court hearing will be held today to appoint drivers to determine if he can stand trial. he is charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing the sailboat and running it into the ground earlier this month. he's being held in jail on $1 million bail. >>> it is 6:37. crowds cheer at a demolition site in texas. they weren't cheering about it when they got home. >>> cleanup is a lot more than crews expected following a bridge demolition down in texas last night. that's called rocking the house. crowds cheering, watching the lakeside park, not knowing that that b
KRON
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
by a public memorial sunday. marcus johnson was an 8th grader who was in the pit area when his cousin's racecar went off the track at hit him -- and dale wondergem junior. he also died. the family says that the driver. a 17-year old petaluma high school student. was like a brother to the victim. >> jacqueline: heavy rainfall that we it will be moving onshore we will talk more about that, coming up. >> catherine: it's the 10th anniversary of the u-s invasion of iraq. coming up - honoring the memory of those who have died. and the colleagues who are still dealing with the war's aftermath. also - what went wrong during a training exercise in the nevada desert. that led to an explosion killing 7 marines. and a new study shows fewer kids are getting hurt playing all sports -- except for football. details ahead! we'll be right back. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
NBC
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
-year-old boy tragically killed at a crash in on raceway. the family of marcus johnson owns this muffler shop. friends dropping flowers and balloon and leaving messages of support for the family. johnson was killed saturday night when a car lost control and slammed right into the pit crew. that car happened to be driven by johnson's 17-year-old cousin, chase johnson. >> this is a total tragedy. it really is. it hits the heart. >> it is sad that this happens. it is a risk that we take when we go racing. >> heartbreaking there. a 68-year-old man was also killed during that crash. the driver, chase johnson, was not hurt. >>> right now, let's check things out outside. christina loren tells us we have a nice dry day before the rain sets in. >>> the clouds will increase as we head throughout the day. pretty cool shot. you can see the sun beating down on the city. no low clouds to report. temperatures are going to climb from the 40s into the upper 50s at the coast and mid-60s as you break for lunch. upper 60s today and low 70s. comfortable weather for one more day. rain comes. 70, livermore. we
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